National Bolshevik activist Dzmitry Paliyenka detained ahead of Freedom Day

2014 2014-03-24T18:18:07+0300 2014-03-24T18:18:07+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Activist Dzmitry Paliyenka

Activist Dzmitry Paliyenka

Dzmitry Paliyenka, an activist of the National Bolshevik movement, was detained this afternoon in Minsk.

As of 5 p.m., he was held in the police station of Zavodski district.

It is known that Dzmitry Paliyenka was visited by a police inspector who wanted to talk to him. After that, the activist phoned his friends and said that the police wanted to isolate him on the eve of Freedom Day.

Interestingly, the policeman came to Paliyenka approximately two hours after the activist stood trial. On Saturday, March 22, he was detained over graffiti, and today he was convicted of hooliganism under Art. 17.1 of the Administrative Code and fined.